Stig Opdohl

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Stig Opdohl

Professional Title Senior consultant in acute and emergency medicine 

Companies and Organisations Skien hospital, Norway

Session Extreme foot blisters

Stig is a Specialist in family medicine, and a Senior consultant in acute and emergency medicine Skien hospital, Norway
Medical/operational leader in training British military forces in arctic conditions/survival in Norway, winter. In his free time, he can be found hunting and fishing in Norway.

With his team he developed a treatment protocol for extreme foot blisters that enabled patients to resume the march and march up to 60km with basically no skin left on their feet. Aimed at explorers and expedition doctors, simple effective treatment, infection control, the feet are what brings us out in an adventure. The participants will be able to treat extreme blisters which otherwise could lead to medevac.

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